With the holidays approaching, the humble pumpkin has taken its rightful place center stage. One of the most versatile of fruits, almost every part of the pumpkin is edible – flowers, leaves, meat, seeds and oil – and virtually all offer health...
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CLA researchers have found that a drug that inhibits a receptor called the Colony-Stimulating-Factor-1 Receptor, or CSF1R, reduces ascites with minimal side effects.
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Wrist fractures are common among postmenopausal women who are younger than 65 and a new UCLA-led study suggests that they may also predict more serious fractures in other parts of their bodies later in life. The researchers on the study, published...
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FDA today approved a new therapy that combines vemurafenib (Zelboraf), a drug used to treat melanoma, with cobimetinib (Cotellic). Study conducted at UCLA and other sites internationally showed significantly improved response rates to the therapy in...
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Having Consistent Source of Health Care Is Key Factor in Limiting Kids’ Repeat Visits to the Hospital
UCLA researchers looked at the five components of a primary care medical home and found that one factor--having a usual source of care--was the most reliable predictor of whether a child would be readmitted to a hospital or emergency room within a...
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Now, for the first time, UCLA researchers have described cost across an entire care process for low-risk prostate cancer – from the time a patient checks in for his first appointment to his post-treatment follow-up testing - using time-driven...
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UCLA Health is launching a crowdfunding campaign to support its animal-assisted therapy program.
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UCLA is making a 35-year commitment to reducing the impact of depression
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A new workbook by a UCLA expert in recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction lays out an array of approaches, including one that emphasizes looking for enjoyment in all the right places.
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UCLA Sports Concussion Expert Available to Talk About Calif. Bill AB 2127 Restricting Contact Drills for High School Football
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Thomas Coates, Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, Available to Comment on World Wide Polio Threat
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March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Since this cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. UCLA experts encourage people to embrace these 10 tips to help protect colon...
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